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PBS
Sep 19, 2010 11:00am PDT
include a bigger scheme for paris. the terrorist group eta has offered a cease-fire, but a basque artist does not believe them. despite years in prison and exile for his communist beliefs and oppositions, eta has targeted him and vandalized his artworks speaking out against violence and basque nationalism. he believes their latest offer is a smokescreen while they reorganize and rearm. >> the forest watches its visitors. a riddle, one of the most peculiar placecein the basque country. the creator of this painted forest lives down below. 80-year-old agustin ibarrola. his works of art are always with them. >> they have taken on human life. they are my protectors. they always keep an eye on me critic -- they always keep an eye on me. >> now it is clear that he has a sense of humor, because he is really under constant guard. for many years, he has not been able to spend a minute alone because the terrorist organization eta has issued death threats. >> the only place i feel free is in my work, when i am creating something. it out on the street, there is no freedom for me. i cannot go for a wa
PBS
Sep 22, 2010 7:00pm PDT
class danners. degas loved paris for its innovations and trends, japanese ar and craftwere one o them. first highlighted by the paris expo in e 1860s, his collection of japanese prints numbered over 100. hijapanese fend, hshi, played a key role in inspiring this obsession. >> translator: he looked so full of life. >> this woman inherited a group of diaries and photos related to haishi. she's been working on tracking down his life history. she has a plaster cast of haishi made by a friend of degas. a son of a surgeon, haishi came to paris at the age of 25. he was a french interpreter at the paris expo of 1878. he decided to go it alone in paris and open a small gallery just as the market for japanese art was taking off. he sold over 100,000 japanese prints in his 27-year stay. haishi's shop attracted leading figures of the scene hungry for new art and information about japan. among them were the impressionists, claude monet and edward monet were just some of his customers. >> translator: japanese art was so popular in paris at the time. the country was turning into an industrial n
ABC
Sep 21, 2010 12:05am PDT
with the stars" -- bruno tonioli! celebrity avenger jake byrd with paris hilton. and music from phoenix. with cleto and the cletones. ♪ it's jimmy kimmel live and, now, walking this way, here's jimmy kimmel! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: hello, everyone, i'm jimmy, the host of the show. thank you for having me over. thank you for coming. oh, we've got germans from france here tonight, we've got french people from turkey. we're all messed up. and it is a special night here at abc. it's the much anticipated return of "dancing with the stars." the 11th season of "dancing with the stars." and i think that's it. i think this is the final. i think after 11, we're out of stars. there aren't any left. this year, it's audrina partridge from "the hills." david hasselhoff. michael bolton, florence henderson, brandy, rick fox, kurt warner, jennifer grey, kyle massey, michael bolton, margaret cho and "the situation" from "the jersey shore" who will hopefully during the course of the show make bristol palin pregnant. how great would that be? i forgot one celebrity contestant. ♪ that's
MSNBC
Sep 14, 2010 3:00pm EDT
france, we take you to paris, where the eiffel tower has been evacuated. they have cleared the landmark and surrounding park. also about 25,000 people were in that area at the time, but left calmly shortly after 2100 local time. about 9:00 local time. happened about 50 minutes ago. just dweting this getting this information about the tower and park being evacuated. they were moved to the banks of the nearby river there and police with sniffer dogs are carrying out a search of the area and now, nbc news, i'm just hearing, has confirmed the evacuation. there was a bomb alert in this area. 25,000 people taken out of the area. just some facts and figures for you of that eiffel tower. about 1,000 feet tall, a lattice tower. when we think of france, this is what we think of. it was built in 1889 about 120 years ago. it is certainly one of the world's most popular tourist attractions. these are live pictures. these are file pictures of that landma landmark. again, the bbc telling us this has been evacuated. we'll be looking into what type of bomb this might be. as we get more informat
FOX News
Sep 23, 2010 3:00am EDT
japanese will never have paris. and we will discuss john gibson and bill shultz. >> thank you, andy. >> get you gone you beet, you acorn. >> why rebuke you him that loves you so? >> i apologize for nothing. >> go away. >> is he gone? yes. >>> look he is here, imogen lloyd webber, owner of three names. she is the author of "the single girl survival guide." you cannot scream her name in a crowded theater. steven crouder. he knows comic timing like i know house boys wining. and my repulsive sidekick, bill shultz. he is considered a mule. and she is back, amy schumer. she is a comeed comedian and co-host of a different spin on fuze, the net work. you often find pelicans drenched in her. and our new york times correspondent, good to see you, pinch. >> it is a first for paris. just having fun, greg. i will leave the comedy to the comedians. you rogues. >> and now to the greg-alogue, it is a muffin of morality in a bakery of bottom feeders. here is something that raised the dander on my chapless goat. according to bob woodward, seen here, when warned by advisors of another terror threat on
PBS
Sep 23, 2010 2:30pm PDT
paris. >> another grim day. half the local and national rail service was canceled this morning, with major delays on the paris metro and chaos at the international airports. in paris, a 40% of flights were canceled as air traffic controllers walked out. 200 flights from the uk were canceled. about the only guaranteed method of travel for those who did reach paris was this service. as it stands, at retirement age in france is 60. although they are not entitled to a full pension until they are 65. if the reform bill is adopted, then the time people -- timetable will rise to 62. workers will pay social security contributions for an extra year. there is, within france, a growing sense of social injustice, felt by unions. among those demonstrating, the french middle-class, professionals, builders, teachers. they see this series of reforms hitting not only their jobs, but now the retirements. some have threatened a rolling strike that the damage not only the economy, but the president with a record low approval rating. >> the government is forcing us to a showdown. the only thing that can
Univision
Sep 21, 2010 5:30am PDT
gabriela spanic hablar detalles de su intenso drama personal. >> parÍs hilton confiesa que la cocaÍna que se le cayÓ de la cartera mientras la Área estaban en las vegas, era suya. lindsay lohan hablÓ francamente de su adicciÓn. el coliseo de roma envuelto en llamas. >> noticiero univisiÓn Última hora. >> bienvenidos a una nueva ediciÓn de noticiero univisión Última hora. gracias por compartir con nosotros parte de este lunes. lÍderes demÓcratas planean presentar en el senado una legislaciÓn de defensa este martes que legalizarÍa a cientos de estudiantes indocumentados. activistas aumentaron hoy la presiÓn sobre legisladores que aÚn se oponen. >> la sola posibilidad de que el dream act avance, ha movilizado a muchos estudiantes. en california, el propio alcalde de los Ángeles, acompaÑo a los estudiantes para demostrarles su apoyo. cientos de miles de jÓvenes lo ven como su Única esperanza para continuar estudios universitarios sin tener que enfrentarse al fantasma de la deportaciÓn. como vanessa jaramillo que llegÓ cuando sólo tenÍa cuatro aÑos de edad. >> quiero qu
ABC
Sep 2, 2010 12:05am EDT
. >> jimmy: that's right. that was a -- that wasn't a mistake. he's from paris. he's a parison. i have to say, i was very much looking forward to karl's speech. out of nowhere, scottie pippen, the great player from the chicago bulls, swoops in, and with michael jordan at his side, out-karl malone's karl malone. >> who knew that number 23 would be here 23 years later, presenting me into the nba -- excuse me, to the naismith basketball hall of fame? m.j., you have touched so many people lives but none like mines. >> jimmy: right. none like him. that's true. [ applause ] and let me just say that -- a mines is a terrible thing to waste. jordan had 300 grand on him screwing that up and he won. lady gaga was here in l.a. over and once again, lord gaga nowhere to be found. lady gaga's fans are enthusiastic. she calls them her little monsters. our local nbc afill yalt was outside the staples center asking the little monsters what it is that makes lady gaga so exciting. >> at only 24, lady gaga is in the top 100 artists of the decade according to billboard. one of the top 100 most influential people i
MSNBC
Sep 20, 2010 5:00am EDT
. plus perpetual troublemakers paris hilton and lindsay lohan spend the weekend weaving their way through legal issues. your "first look" at entertainment is straight ahead. wall street is getting back on its feet. but the financial landscape is still full of uncertainty. in times like these, you need an experienced partner to look out for you. heads up! and after 300 years we have gotten pretty good at that. to finish what you started today. for the aches and sleeplessness in between, there's new motrin pm. no other medicine, not even advil pm, is more effective for pain and sleeplessness. new motrin pm. >>> welcome back to "first look." i'm lynn berry. friday night on "late night with jimmy fallon" jimmy pointed out that strange behavior can come in handy as an actorment. >> it turns out that joakim phoenix's stint as acting crazy and weird was a performance for a new movie he has coming out. when he heard that, mel gibson was like, me, too? right? act actor. >> this is kind of nice. paris hilton rescued 20 rabbits from a pet shop after she found out they were going to be fed to
FOX
Sep 3, 2010 11:00pm EDT
. >>> paris hilton may have lied to police when asked about a purse containing cocaine. radar online reports paris told officers she borrowed the purse and it wasn't hers when she was arrested this weekend, except this photo has surfaced from her twitter account. it shows paris in july holding the same purse. at least it looks like it. even said she loved her new purse. paris faces a charge for felony cocaine possession, due back in court in october. >>> twitter just hit a major milestone. shawn yancy back with your fox 5 top five. >> reporter: if you tweet, you may have helped twitter reach a major milestone. the social networking site now has more than 145 million registered users and more are tweeting via mobile devices. twitter's co-founder said the number of people microblogging on a mobile device jumped 62% since mid-april. no. 4, pot has often been called a gateway drug to other illegal substances but a new study found ethnicity was the best predictor of future drug use among teens. whites were more likely to use drugs followed by hispanics and then blacks. no. 3, men, every time you
FOX News
Sep 4, 2010 1:00am EDT
never forget. >> coming up, has paris hilton killed her coke bust defense in 140 characters or less? a reported tweet that could mean big trouble. >> later there's nothing cuter than a newborn panda is there? except maybe twins. more pandas, more fun. it is the best of the rest, next. host: could switching to geico really save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance? is having a snowball fight with pitching great randy johnson a bad idea? randy: sorry man, you all right? man: yeah, im good. yeah you just winged me. randy: think anybodys going to notice that? man: yeah, probably. maybe we should just go sledding... vo: geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. >> jamie: here's the best of the rest. they are dropping like flies on "american idol." i'm not talking about the contestants. kara dioguardi is stepping down as judge on the hit show. she is the third "american idol" judge to quit this summer after simon cowell and ellen degeneres leaving randy jackson as the only one on the panel. there have been rumors on who will take the open spots. the show has n
CNN
Sep 4, 2010 12:00pm EDT
hour. we are going to talk paris hilton and none of those cases are related. it is fascinating isn't it? >> it would be fun to see if we can put them all together. >> it will not affect your beautiful facebook page. it is fantastic. >> boy, you are kind. very nice. okay i'll see you in a few minutes thank you so much. all right well meet the high school graduating class of 2023. >> how much money is this? $10? and do you think if you go to college do you think it cost more than $10 probably huh? so you need a lot of these to go to college. >> san francisco's mayor says these kids are seven times more likely to go to college because they are already saving money courtesy of the taxpayers. you . they go through every car and truck we make with a big fat red pencil. because they know a family's going to be inside. a teenager. a guy on the way to the job. the engineers of chevrolet. just another reason why we can offer a 5-year 100,000 mile powertrain warranty. and another reason why a chevy's a chevy. there's no way to hide it. sir, have you been drinking tonight? if you ride drunk, you
FOX News
Sep 3, 2010 10:00pm EDT
remember this week and we can never forget. >> coming up, has paris hilton killed her coke bust defense in 140 characters or less? a reported tweet that could mean big trouble. >> later there's nothing cuter than a newborn panda is there? except maybe twins. more pandas, more fun. it is the best of the rest, next. for strong bones, i take calcium. but my doctor told me that most calcium supplements... aren't absorbed properly unless taken with food. he recommended citracal. it's different -- it's calcium citrate, so it can be absorbed with or without food. citracal. >> jamie: here's the best of the rest. they are dropping like flies on "american idol." i'm not talking about the contestants. kara dioguardi is stepping down as judge on the hit show. she is the third "american idol" judge to quit this summer after simon cowell and ellen degeneres leaving randy jackson as the only one on the panel. there have been rumors on who will take the open spots. the show has not named any replacements yet. >> these newborns look like beanie babies. born august 11th, at a zoo in japan, one ma
WHUT
Sep 7, 2010 6:00am EDT
and engaging more in the art world of paris after having really spent the previous two years not wanting to be engaged in it. finding that younger artists, cubist artists, were now at the forefront of affairs and feeling that he's being pushed a bit back in time and feeling that even if he didn't feel so sympathetic with what they were doing, he knew that he was going to engage with what they were doing and learn what he could. and then also, of course, the other great thing that happened in that time-- or rather not so great-- was the outbreak of world war i. and i think he felt in this period that he wasn't allowed to fight in the war because he was deemed too old at 44. but i think he felt that in extreme times it gave him the freedom to be as extreme as he wanted to be in his art. >> rose: matisse at moma when we continue. captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: the painting behind me "bathers by a river" is on exhibit at the museum of modern art here in new york. it is by henri matisse, one of the most imp
FOX News
Sep 7, 2010 9:00am EDT
. >>> also breaking news on the streets of paris, france. check this out. the protests on behalf of french workers, the unions over there are stationed -- rather, staging nationwide strikes and protests as the french parliament gets ready to debate the pension reform plan now being proposed by the president, nicolas sarkozy. part of the proposal would raise the retirement age two four-months, a full two years, to the age of six on -- from 60 to 62. they can be heard today on the streets of paris. we'll see where it goes. and we've seen that, frankly, out of control in the streets of france. so more on that in a moment here. juliet: well, we have more earthquakes to report. minor earthquakes hitting u.s. cities like oklahoma, california. but is the country ready for a big one? bill: also president obama in campaign mode this week, and now the gop is hitting back. we'll debate it on a sunny tkphaeu september. nothing but blue skies. >> ♪ >> ♪ blue skies, smiling at me. >> ♪ >> ♪ nothing but blue skies, do i see. >> ♪ >> ♪ juliet: the controversy over a planned islamic cent
ABC
Sep 14, 2010 11:00pm EDT
development from paris where authorities were investigating a bomb threat made at the eiffel tower. an anonymous caller phoned in a threat about 9:00 p.m. paris time. they searched the tower and found nothing suspicious. they evacuated a subway station near the noted game catholic cathedral. -- the notre dame catholic cathedral. >>> officials are stymied in the death of a woman's -- of a woman. three months later, police said they have no suspects, no motive, and dwindling leads. she was last seen alive a half- hour before her body was found. >>> a new twist in the federal corruption case against ulysses currie. the judge has approved a deal for the market chain to pay a fine. they must also cooperate with authorities to receive any immunity from prosecution. curry was accused of using his influence to benefit the shopping chain. he is denying the charges. >>> it was wonderful weather. it was a good day to vote. >> you could see the other bridge -- that is jupiter. the next couple of nights, we will see the moon get close to jupiter. >> here is how it looks clos outside. is this not a
CBS
Sep 22, 2010 12:00pm EDT
megachurch was accused of sexually harassing two members of the congregation. >>> and paris was denied into japan. >> and as the afternoon continues to heat up, we'll be back with the first warning weather forecast. bob ehrlich pretends to be for the working guy... but he's not on our side. i thought i knew bob ehrlich, but then i found out... he raised property taxes on every maryland family... and business. he increased college tuition... by 40%. 40%. and i thought i knew bob ehrlich. he was against raising the minimum wage. made $2.5 million... working for a lobbying firm. $2.5 million? he's not really on my side. with this tough economy, we really need a governor on our side. >>> michelle obama is head lining at least nine fundraisers in six states. she'll raise money for a handful of candidates facing tight battles. the democrats hope that it could slow the republican momentum. she's more popular than her husband. >> and eight city officials will be arraigned in a corruption scandal former city manager was making almost $800,000 a year. the council members who worked part thyme made $1
SFGTV2
Sep 18, 2010 8:00am PDT
rosenside who is an amazing person. and this next piece was the same composer composed in paris and called the yiddish and a great -- it's so beautiful. yiddish the wealth of my treasure much the kreet urs -- from it's yiddish. so many true, simple and core people wandering through countries and over the world where truth -- [music] ♪ [applause] this next piece is actually, this piece and the next piece going into it actually have a really nice story about it. the next piece is very, very well known by people who know yiddish folk songs. now, in this piece, this was said so it was classically it's not the same tune as most people know it. know the piece. so, it's very beautiful. it's a holocaust song. reach out your white hand to me. running over my words are tierce that want to rest in your hand the poetry is gorgeous. and in this piece, i was at a camp where we all learned yiddish. there was an old man and he sang not this piece but the regular version. this woman was working and said, who are you with this piece? nobody knew if he was a holocaust survivor. everyone was lored by this m
PBS
Sep 23, 2010 6:00pm PDT
are protesting the rise in the age at which they can retire. christian fraser reports now from paris. >> another grim day for french commuters. have the local and national rail services were canceled this morning. there was chaos at international airports. in paris, medium flights were grounded as air-traffic controllers walked out. some 200 flights to and from the uk were canceled. about the only guaranteed method of travel for those who reached paris was the freed bike service. as it stands, french persons can retire at 60. although they are not entitled to add full pension until they are 65. it's been reform bill is adopted, the retirement age will rise to 62 in the pension age to 67. there is within france of a growing sense of social injustice. among those demonstrating, middle-class voters, professionals, doctors, and teachers, who are concerned that the reform will hit not only their job, but their retirement. this could be damaging not only to the economy, but also to the president with a record low approval rating. >> the government is forcing us into a showdown. the only th
PBS
Sep 29, 2010 6:00pm PDT
migrants. the eu commission is giving paris two weeks to incorporate eu guarantees of free movement into its own domestic law or face legal proceedings. france has expelled roma thousands expelled to romania and bulgaria this summer, bulldozing camps where they were living on the outskirts of french cities, as part of what president sarkozy has declared a crackdown on crime. >> the european commission are has been the most vocal critic of france of's policies regarding roma migrants. now other members of the commission had agreed to challenge paris on the matter. france has until october 15 to change its policies or face legal action. >> the treaties the european commission is determined to uphold eu law. and will do so for all eu member states, whether big or small. >> the commission says the deportation of roma migrants from one eu country to another infringes on eu freedom of movement laws. some human rights organizations see other abuses as open they accused germany, for instance, of reporting roma refugees to cross the vote, a non-eu country in and economic position to take the
NBC
Sep 20, 2010 4:30am EDT
paris hilton and lindsay lohan spend the weekend weaving their way through legal issues. >> another rough outing for brett favre, redskins and texans need overtime and a remarkable grab by randy moss. you're watching "early today." >>> good morning and welcome back to "early today," i'm lynn berry and here are some of your top headlines this morning. as the ballots are counted in this weekend's afghan parliamentary elections, observers of the vote are questioning its legitimacy. they're concerned about numerous fraud complaints. also, it appears some afghans were scared away by violence that killed 11. preliminary results are not expected until october. >>> a wave of attacks across iraq yesterday killed at least 36 people. it marked the worst violence there since the u.s. formally declared an end to combat operations. >>> and in california, actor randy quaid and his wife are facing burglary charges after apparently being caught living in a house they haven't owned for years. officials say the couple insisted they still own the home. but documents prove that wasn't the case. this was
PBS
Sep 22, 2010 12:30am PDT
scenes outside the greek parliament. show us the money. paris tries to recapture the high ground of international art with impressionism. >> republicans have blocked an opponent to allow gay people to serve openly in the american military. they say the don't ask, don't tell would damage morale. is a big upset for president obama. -- it is a big upset. our washington correspondent says the way the proposal was presented was unusual from the start. >> the democrats were using the mechanism of trying to get this through by attaching it to a defense spending bill. it upset a lot of republicans, including those in favor of repealing the ban. they failed to persuade the republicans they needed to cross the aisle and vote with them. they also lost two democratic votes. it means that this measure has been shelved until after the midterm elections in november. >> even though senior figures in the military were in support of a repeal. >> yes, very senior officials including the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff admiral mullen was in favor of repealing it. we have a situation where america
NBC
Sep 22, 2010 4:00am PDT
night he was the first to be eliminated from "dancing with the stars." >>> finally, paris hilton has been booted out of japan. hilton was denied entry into the country just days after she pleaded guilty for a misdemeanor drug charge in las vegas. yesterday officials delayed hilton's entrance while looking into her case. she was forced to schedule a scheduled tokyo news conference to promote her fashion and frag gance lines. to avoid talking about paris hilton, going through a tumultuous time in my life i would want jodie foster on my side. >> out of nowhere. >> didn't know they were close frenz. >> i never heard of the magazine she was quoted from, but -- >> a great actress and a fw person. >>> this comes to us from wvva in west virginia where there are definite signs that fall is right around the corner. a couple of farmers are showing off the ultimate halloween accessory. three massive pumpkins that weigh between 500 and 950 pounds. the giant gourds are still on the vine. gaining around two pounds each day. next month, they will be entered in an annual pumpkin festival. by then the
PBS
Sep 23, 2010 6:00pm PDT
to 62. >> thousands of protesters streamed into paris. this was one of more than 200 protests over pension reforms held thursday. >> the messages that we will remain immobilized. the workers are mobilized. on -- the message is that we will remain mobilized. >> we are here to put the pressure on. >> this latest round of strikes against nicolas sarkozy's planned to raise the retirement age in disrupted transportation across the country. many flights were canceled at the airport. less than half of the lines on the paris metro were working properly. the plan is to raise 8 from 60 to 62. germany, spain, and the netherlands plan to raise the retirement age to 62. britain and ireland want to go a step further and raise it to 68. as baby boomers reach retirement age and life expectancy increases, the government says it is necessary so that the pension system can break even. the opposition says that the reforms will be harshest on those who start young and women who take breaks to have children. >> the french seem to have a pretty good deal when it comes to working hours and they age for re
WHUT
Sep 1, 2010 7:00am EDT
getting around the problem. from paris, here is our correspondent, christian frazier. >> meet the note, and italian car salesman. successful, on the cusp of promotion, soon to be married. except his life is a lie. he was born and brought up as a french algerian. >> to have a normal life, he had to change his name. this is the reality, he is arabic. >> even the made -- the man that played the dino shortened his name and plenty of others have been forced into a difficult choice. he came to france after the second world war, how many times have you sent this out? >> 100. >> how many responses? >> no interviews. >> no positive feedback for your degree? extraordinary. >> she suspects that it is her arabic name, so she will change it. >> it is not just a name that they are looking at, there's also evidence that employers are looking at the host:. if you were from this suburb, you might be known in paris as the 93, you might be lucky if your cb gets a second look. if you live here in central paris, your obligation -- application is likely to get a much more favorable response. let this w
PBS
Sep 14, 2010 7:00pm PDT
paris on tuesday evening after an anonymous caller phoned in a bomb threat. french police say the tower's management office received a call saying the structure had been rigged with explosives. visitors were cleared from the monument and nearby parks. >> we were just about to get on the elevator, and they told us that something was wrong, a technical problem, and we all had to leave. >> police say a three-hour search by a bomb disposal team failed to turn up any explosives. around the same time, a station in central paris was closed for about an hour due to a similar threat. police are examining phone records to find out whether the two threats were from the same caller. >>> iran has released an american woman after detaining her for more than one year. but said it's not considering the immediate release of two other americans. sarah shourd and the two men were arrested in july last year for illegally entering iran from iraq. they were questioned in an iranian prison on suspicion of spying. their families say they were hiking in a scenic mountain area. the iranian authorities had
PBS
Sep 27, 2010 5:00pm PDT
. >>> earlr, hides hara spoke to jean-baptist in paris about details. >> the great green wal details is a huge scheme. how might it improve the living standards of africans? >> the project wishes to fight several problems. and the main goal is do reduce the poverty. but some observers do not see it as realistic, and it is legitimate. in fact, many similar projects have failed because they were designed and implemented by the international bodies like the united nations or the ngos. whakes this proct different is that it was conceived and implemented for the africans by the africans. this is a new approach and i believe it could make the difference. >> you have actually talked to the people who planted the trees. how dot locals view the project? >> yes. to make a project like this work, the integration of the local people is essential. the government had to educate them about the project, so they could better appreciate its benefits. the government also created jobs, with food as half of the payment. the senegalese that we met on site expressed great satisfaction, because what they received is
PBS
Sep 7, 2010 6:00pm PDT
public sector, including rail transport. metro services in paris are only running every 30 minutes. commuters were packed into overcrowded carriages. there were long waits at the airport, too. still a majority of voters are against the proposed reforms. >> we need to strike against the reforms and everything else happening at the moment. i agree with it completely. >> to take decisions like this without consulting anyone, that is not what i call a democracy. but we are in a democracy, so if people take to the streets, they need to be heard. >> despite the loud public opposition, french parliamentarians began debating the penchant. the prime minister said he wanted the law passed as quickly as possible. for their part, the union said it will continue their strikes until the reform is stopped. >> earlier we asked our responded in paris to tell us how likely it was that this strike would force the government to back down. >> i would have to say it is going to be very unlikely north dakota. and actually, 65% of the french admitted to pollsters that they knew the strike will not put tha
ABC
Sep 29, 2010 4:30am EDT
involved. emily schmidt reports. >> reporter: in paris, tuesday night, officials evacuated the eiffel tower, after a caller from a phone booth issued a threat. it was a false alarm, but the second evacuation in just two weeks. now, there is a new explanation nor all of the caution. a senior u.s. official tells abc news there is a credible threat of a major series of new terror attacks on britain, france, germany and possibly the united states. the information comes after questioning a captured suspected german jihadist, who reportedly claimed osama bin laden personally approved the plat. >> the american authorities are extremely nervous about what is going on. the germans are extremely nervous about what is going on. >> reporter: officials are now looking for other radicalized germans, who may have been training in pakistan, for a commando-style raid, similar to attacks on hotels in mumbai, india, two years ago. officials do not know of a time or place of the attack. but just last week, the head of the fbi testified on capitol hill, about increased worries about nonspecific, new threats. >>
FOX News
Sep 14, 2010 7:00pm EDT
and other tourist spots now evacuated in paris. plus, showdowns in seven states and the district of columbia. i'm shepard smith. the news starts now. >> it's the biggest primary day until the election. and we're monitoring democratic and republican races as the tea party once again tries to prove its political power. tonight, a look at the major battles and what it means for the balance of power come november. fighting the federal government. 20 states taking aim at president obama's health care law. [ applause ] >> shepard: we'll explain both sides' claims and the controversy. plus, doctors say it's a germ resistant to virtually every known antibiotic. and it's already right here in and it's already right here in tonight, rise of the super bug. but, first from fox this tuesday night, it's the final primary day of the year with 49 days to go until the midterm elections. republicans trying to take back control of congress in november. but they're facing some challenges from tea party favorites again tonight. seven states and the district holding primaries. the polls closing at 8:00 o
MSNBC
Sep 22, 2010 11:00am EDT
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MSNBC
Sep 5, 2010 8:00am EDT
publicist, that being paris hilton. >> indeed. >> there is discussion she planned this drug bust, come on. >> a colleague of mine on popeater has a story on the site questioning this. with paris everything is about publicity. seems to be self-serving. >> sure. >> some are ask asking did this drug bust get her back notice headlines? the answer is yes. i argue it wasn't planned. what paris will do, knowing her, pretty well, she will turn this into something good for her. she often finds these terrible situations and finds a silver lining, she makes lemonade out of the lemons and paris is squeezing right now and she'll make this good for her. >> do you think she's already been to jail once, she'll have a return visit? >> she's in trouble. the case against her is slowly being built. first she says the purse is not hers. now it's revealed four months ago paris tweeted a picture of a purse that looks similar. so i think now people are saying, maybe this purse was hers. >> did you forget the reality of what you've done? >> when you tweet as much as these people, their fingers are faster
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